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12-08-2022
Cold spells in tropical climates increase heart attack risk
Experts have discovered that in tropical climates like that of Singapore, even a small drop in temperature increases the risk of heart attack among older adults over the age of 65. The experts set out to investigate how temperature changes may influence a specific type of myocardial infarction, which is the medical term for a heart attack. "Myocardial infarction is an important cause of cardiovascular mortality and can be precipitated by climatic factors. The temperature dependence of myocardial infarction risk has been well examined in temperate settings....
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02-28-2018
Land partnerships can protect biodiversity amidst climate change
One of the consequences of climate change that may not...
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02-28-2018
The formation of Earth still impacts modern volcanic activity
Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean formed from a volcanic...
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02-28-2018
Hawaiian volcanic hotspot capable of rapid movement
Volcanic hotspots are regions within the Earth’s mantle where the...
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02-28-2018
Swimming in the ocean linked to certain illnesses
Researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School have conducted...
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02-27-2018
Climate change threatens security of Norway’s global seed vault
On a remote Norwegian island covered with ice, an abandoned...
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02-27-2018
Switchgrass may be better than corn as a biofuel source
In an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, corn has...
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02-27-2018
Cleaning up beaches can boost local economies
For residents of Southern California’s Orange County, finding a clean...
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02-27-2018
Reforestation efforts help combat greenhouse gas emissions
A research team led by the University of Michigan is...
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02-27-2018
Human activity reshaped African forest ecosystems
Research from the University of Potsdam has confirmed that humans...
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02-26-2018
Tropical deforestation threatening rare songbird populations
Researchers at the University of Toledo have tracked the migratory...
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02-26-2018
Life in Earth’s driest desert could mean life exists on Mars
For the first time ever, researchers have witnessed life rebounding...
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02-26-2018
Forests survive droughts through hidden sources of rock moisture
Groundwater is an essential component of the ecosystems that surround...
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